WTB Slick Flatguard Sport Tire - Performance Exclusive (26 x 1.50)

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If you're one of those diehard commuters who doesn't let the weather or conditions slow you down, you know how important dependable tires are when it comes to your comfort and safety. The WTB Slick was designed with your needs in mind. It has a puncture-resistant layer for peace of mind, a smooth center tread for rolling easily and deep grooves around the outside to channel away water and give you more control when riding in wet, nasty conditions. Our hats are off to you, brave soul. Exclusively available at Performance Bicycle.

This product was added to our catalog on September 12, 2019

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Tuesday, Jan 7 2020 (5 months ago)
WTB Slick Flatguard Sport Tire - Performance Exclusive (26 x 1.50)
I purchased a WTB Slick Flatguard Sport Tire for my son as replacement for the same model worn out tire on his bike.

After installation and airing up the tire has lots of side to side wobble. The rim is true, but the tire is not close to true. The original worn tire spun true.

My son tried multiple deflations and massaging the tire around a bit to see if it would help. No dice. Still wobbles.

As a comparison, I flipped over my mountain bike with larger slicks. Gave the wheels a spin... very little tire wobble.

The WTB was the worst tire wobble I have seen in any bike tire. I would not purchase them again.

The tires seem usable, but I would worry that at speed there would be tire balance/vibration issues.